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    5020 Bergen
Selected publications
  • Joensen, Jon; Øvsthus, Knut; Reed, Rolf K.; Hummelsund, Steinar; Iversen, Vegard; Lopes-Martins, Rodrigo Álvaro Brandao; Bjordal, Jan Magnus. 2012. Skin penetration Time-Profiles for continuous 810 nm and Superpulsen 904 nm Lasers in a Rat Model. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. 30: 688-694. doi: 10.1089/pho.2012.3306
  • Joensen, Jon; Gjerdet, Nils Roar; Hummelsund, Steinar; Iversen, Vegard; Lopes-Martins, Rodrigo Álvaro Brandao; Bjordal, Jan Magnus. 2012. An experimental study of low-level laser therapy in rat Achilles tendon injury. Lasers in Medical Science. 27: 103-111. Published 2011-05-06. doi: 10.1007/s10103-011-0925-y
  • Bjordal, Jan Magnus; Joensen, Jon; Iversen, Vegard Vereide; Lopes-Martins, Rodrigo Alvaro Brandao. 2010. The anti-inflammatory mechanism of low level laser therapy and its relevance for clinical use in physiotherapy. Physical Therapy Reviews. 15: 286-293. doi: 10.1179/1743288X10Y.0000000001
  • Joensen, Jon; Demmink, Jan Hendrik; Johnson, Mark I.; Iversen, Vegard Vereide; Lopes-Martins, Rodrigo Alvaro Brandao; Bjordal, Jan Magnus. 2011. The Thermal Effects of Therapeutic Lasers with 810 and 904 nm Wavelengths on Human Skin. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. 29: 145-153. doi: 10.1089/pho.2010.2793
  • Joensen, Jon; Couppe, Christian; Bjordal, Jan Magnus. 2009. Increased palpation tenderness and muscle strength deficit in the prediction of tendon hypertrophy in symptomatic unilateral shoulder tendinopathy: an ultrasonographic study. Physiotherapy. 95: 83-93. doi: 10.1016/j.physio.2008.09.006
Academic article
  • 2020. Reliability of pain pressure threshold algometry in persons with conservatively managed wrist fractures Saebø, Humaira ; Naterstad, Ingvill Fjell ; Stausholm, Martin Bjørn ; Bjordal, Jan Magnus ; Joensen, Jon. BMJ Open sport & exercise medicine.
  • 2019. Reliability of pain pressure threshold algometry in persons with conservatively managed wrist fractures. Physiotherapy Research International.
  • 2019. Findings on Lower Back Pain Detailed by S.S. Tomazoni and Co-Authors (Effects of photobiomodulation therapy on inflammatory mediators in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain: Protocol for a randomized placebo-controlled trial) Health & Medicine Week, May 3, 2019, p.2141. Health & Medicine Week. 2141.
  • 2019. Effects of photobiomodulation therapy on inflammatory mediators in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain: Protocol for a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Medicine. 1-5.
  • 2018. Long-term results of a randomized, controlled, double-blind study of low-level laser therapy before exercises in knee osteoarthritis: laser and exercises in knee osteoarthritis. Clinical Rehabilitation. 173-178.
  • 2018. High doses of laser phototherapy can increase proliferation in melanoma stromal connective tissue. Lasers in Medical Science. 1215-1223.
  • 2017. Penetration time profiles for two class 3B lasers in in situ human achilles at rest and stretched. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. 546-554.
  • 2017. Low-level laser therapy and cryotherapy as mono-and adjunctive therapies for achilles tendinopathy in rats. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. 32-42.
  • 2017. Comparison of Photobiomodulation and Anti-Inflammatory Drugs on Tissue Repair on Collagenase-Induced Achilles Tendon Inflammation in Rats. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. 137-145.
  • 2017. Achilles tendon penetration for continuous 810 nm and superpulsed 904 nm lasers before and after ice application: an in situ study on healthy young adults. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. 567-575.
  • 2015. The efficacy of low-level laser therapy for shoulder tendinopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Physiotherapy Research International. 108-125.
  • 2015. Evaluation of the proliferative effects induced by low-level laser therapy in bone marrow stem cell culture. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. 610-616.
  • 2014. Superpulsed low-level laser therapy protects skeletal muscle of mdx mice against damage, inflammation and morphological changes delaying dystrophy progression. PLOS ONE.
  • 2014. En takstbasert analyse av avtalefysioterapeuters praksis. Fysioterapeuten. 38-39.
  • 2012. Skin penetration Time-Profiles for continuous 810 nm and Superpulsen 904 nm Lasers in a Rat Model. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. 688-694.
  • 2012. An experimental study of low-level laser therapy in rat Achilles tendon injury. Lasers in Medical Science. 103-111.
  • 2011. The Thermal Effects of Therapeutic Lasers with 810 and 904 nm Wavelengths on Human Skin. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. 145-153.
  • 2010. The anti-inflammatory mechanism of low level laser therapy and its relevance for clinical use in physiotherapy. Physical Therapy Reviews. 286-293.
  • 2010. Low-level laser irradiation (InGaAlP-660 nm) increases fibroblast cell proliferation and reduces cell death in a dose-dependent manner. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. S151-S156.
  • 2009. Increased palpation tenderness and muscle strength deficit in the prediction of tendon hypertrophy in symptomatic unilateral shoulder tendinopathy: an ultrasonographic study. Physiotherapy. 83-93.
  • 2008. A systematic review with procedural assessments and meta-analysis of Low Level Laser Therapy in lateral elbow tendinopathy (tennis elbow). BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 15 pages.
  • 2007. Is mechanical pain threshold after transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) increased locally and unilaterally? A randomized placebo-controlled trial in healthy subjects. Physiotherapy Research International. 251-263.
  • 2005. Test-retest reliability of the Progressive Isoinertial Lifting Evaluation (PILE). Spine. 1070-1074.
Lecture
  • 2014. Laser Therapy as an alternative to Pharmacological agents: A comparative clinical review of laser therapu and pharmacological agents in osteoarthritis and tendinopaties.
  • 2013. Hvad kan fysioterapeuter tilbyde smertepatienter i stedet for gigtmedisin, kortison og kirurgi?
Academic lecture
  • 2016. LLLT energy in in situ Human tissue.
  • 2012. Timing of Low Laser Therapy in Rat Achilles Tendon Injury.
  • 2012. Skin penetration from continuous-, pulsed- and superpulsed Low Level Lasers.
  • 2011. Seminar om undersøkelse og behandling av tendinopathier.
Reader opinion piece
  • 2008. Overviews and systematic reviews on low back pain. Annals of Internal Medicine. 789-790.
  • 2007. Failing evidence behind first-line medication recommendations. Annals of Internal Medicine. 478-91.
Letter to the editor
  • 2017. Methodological flaws in meta-analysis of low-level laser therapy in knee osteoarthritis: A letter to the editor. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. e9-e10.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2018. Low-Level Laser Therapy and Cryotherapy in Tendinopathy Treatment. Clinical, biological, and biophysical effects of low-level laser therapy alone and in combination with cryotherapy.
  • 2013. Biophysical and biological effects from infrared low-level-laser-therapy.
Academic literature review
  • 2019. Efficacy of low-level laser therapy on pain and disability in knee osteoarthritis: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised placebo-controlled trials. 1-13.

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